Alameda County sits at the geographic center of the San Francisco Bay Area, across the bay from the San Francisco peninsula. Commonly referred to as the “East Bay,” the region has experienced rapid growth over the past two decades. The East Bay is popular because of its desirable location, incredible diversity, ideal climate, broad economic base, and its range of available housing and business opportunities. The Housing Authority of the County of Alameda (HACA) is a nationally recognized housing authority that strives to improve the quality of life for low-income families, seniors, and individuals with disabilities. HACA is an independent governmental organization, not affiliated with the County of Alameda, and is governed by a 12-member Housing Commission.
The IT Manager plays a critical role at HACA, working closely with the management team to improve internal operations and increase productivity through the development and enhancement of technology and systems. They report directly to the Executive Director and receive guidance from the Deputy Executive Director in promoting mutual respect and innovative ideas. Responsibilities for this position include planning, developing, and implementing infrastructure roadmaps, best practices, and methodologies for various technologies such as servers, networks, storage, email, messaging, and security systems. They also oversee the monitoring and management of system tools to ensure a cost-effective, innovative, regulatory-compliant, and shared agency infrastructure. To excel in this position, the ideal candidate should have a strategic mindset, approach tasks hands-on, be results-oriented and should also be an effective team player, fostering elevated levels of collaboration.
There are different ways to qualify for the necessary knowledge and abilities. One common path is to earn a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, public administration, business administration, or a related field. It’s also helpful to have at least two years of professional experience in computer management or data processing administration, especially in the context of assisted housing administration. If you have a Master’s degree in a related field, that can substitute for one year of administrative experience.
To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by November 13, 2023.